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What is Real Volunteering? The Debate

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th September 2013 -  The scope and definition of ‘volunteering’ was hotly debated in a panel discussion during the final day of the National Conference on Volunteering in Adelaide. Evelyn

Volunteers Report Bullying as Major Rights Violation

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th September 2013 -  Bullying is the dominant way in which volunteers’ rights are violated in Australia, according to new research unveiled at the National Conference on Volunteering in Adelaide.…

Australian Charities Warned Against UK Mistakes

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th September 2013 -  The outspoken CEO of the UK’s Directory of Social Change has urged the Australian Not for Profit sector to avoid the mistakes of charities in the UK at the National Conference…

Call for Volunteer Conference Abstracts

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th January 2013 -  Organisers of the 15th National Conference on Volunteering to be held in South Australia in September are calling for abstract submissions. The National Conference will be hosted…

Govt Unveils Ten Year Roadmap for Volunteering

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 30th November 2011 -  Above: Minister for Social Inclusion, Tanya Plibersek, launches the National Volunteering Strategy.  Photo: Asha Griffith The Gillard Government has launched its…

Removing the Barriers to Volunteering for Young Australians

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th November 2011 -  A new program which aims to get young Australians volunteering in their local communities and in the Asia-Pacific region hopes to have 50,000 young people take part over the next five…

Volunteerism the Cornerstone of a Sustainable Global Future

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th November 2011 -  Volunteerism is a renewable global resource that must play a crucial role in building a sustainable future for the world, Donna Keher, Chief of the United Nations Volunteers Partnerships…

Engagement the Key to Social Media

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th November 2011 -  Image: Dr Edwina Luck  The importance of using social media for Not for Profit organisations has been again reinforced at the National Conference on Volunteering, and organisations…

Volunteers Must “Stir the Pot” – Kirby

Staff Reporter, Monday, 28th November 2011 -  Above: Honourable Michael Kirby delivers the 'Margaret Bell Spirit of Volunteering' oration. Volunteers must continue to stir the pot and agitate for change, former…
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